Halo 5 Multiplayer issues with Multiple XBox 1s

Hey Guys,

I’m almost ashamed to say this, but I had to buy a 2nd XBONE so that my wife and I could play Halo 5 together. Got the new xbox over the weekend, Installed Halo 5 and set everything up.

The problem is that every time my wife and I are in a party, we fail to connect to the dedicated server, in Co-op and regular multiplayer.

Both XBONEs are NAT: Open.

We were on the phone with Microsoft for 2 hours troubleshooting, and found that COD, and Minecraft works just fine, but not Halo 5.

Could this be a server issue?

Technical info of network:

PFsense Firewall v2.2.1
-8 core XEON Server
-Public IP from Comcast 100/20 Mbps connection
-All XB Live servers are allowed to the game consoles via Firewall Rules
-UPNP is enabled
-Both XBONEs report Open NAT
-Reset State table - Sometimes will fix strange connection issues
Cisco Managed POE Switch
Cisco AiroNet 1142 AP
XBox’s are connected through CAT-6 and given static IPs

Any help is appreciated,
MogwaiNinja

Wow that’s unfortunate.

The only thing I can think of is that its because you both share an IP.

But if that was the case I feel like this would have been brought up before.

You may want to move this thread to the Halo 5: Guardians Support forum. This might get lost in the regular H5 games forum.

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> You may want to move this thread to the Halo 5: Guardians Support forum. This might get lost in the regular H5 games forum.

Thanks! Will Do.

Topic moved to: Halo Support - Halo 5: Guardians Support

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I will also mention you may want to send tweets to the support team. It seems like most of the issues under the support forums are ignored or at least not recognized. I’ve seen multiple threads with this same issue over there already.

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Lazy Link.

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Thanks. Its been about 10 years since I had a problem where the answer didn’t already exist in a forum.

Didn’t angry Joe have this same issue, or was that something different? In his review he mentioned having connection problems with 2 xboxes on the same network, but managed to work around it. I don’t know how though. Maybe he mentions how on his youtube page or elsewhere.

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> Didn’t angry Joe have this same issue, or was that something different? In his review he mentioned having connection problems with 2 xboxes on the same network, but managed to work around it. I don’t know how though. Maybe he mentions how on his youtube page or elsewhere.

Not sure. I’ll have to take a look at the channel

I had the same issue a long time ago with Battlefield 3 trying to play with two PS3’s connecting to the same server and only one of them could connect. As soon as the other disconnected, the PS3 that couldn’t connect before now can.

I also got 2 Xbox Ones to be able to play with family. Pain in the bank. But anyways, we have been able to play together in multiplayer and campaign. Both have open NAT and we’ve had no problems so far. Hope you can get it figured out.

I watched the video. He didn’t have any directions, but I did find this set of instructions. How to use multiple xbox one consoles in a network – A Geeks World

Unfortunately, all of the stuff discussed in the tutorial are properly set, and both XB1s are showing NAT is Open, and other multiplayer games work.

Blame people for not playing split-screen anymore… oh, wait…

I just don’t understand 343’s reasoning on this…

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I heard its all part of their master plan.

Thought you guys might like to see some screen shots (sorry for the lack of real links as I am not able to create them yet, apparently)

My NAT Status
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/01-Mine-OpenNAT.jpg

My Wife’s NAT Status
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/02-Wifes-OpenNat.jpg

Multiplayer Test on My Wife’s
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/03-Wifes-MultiplayerTest.jpg

Multiplayer Test on Mine
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/04-Mine-MultiplayerTest.jpg

Screen Shot of PFsense UPNP (192.168.1.27=Mine 192.168.1.31=Wife’s)
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/05-Firewall-UPNP.jpg

Co-Op working separately
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/06-Co-op-separate.jpg

Me trying to join my Wife’s session
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/07-Co-op-togetherStart.jpg

Failing to join my Wife’s session
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/08-Co-op-01TogetherResult.jpg

Wife with no Halo 5 connection after a hard reset of Firewall, and both xboxes
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/09-Wifes-afterhardreboot.jpg

Without changing anything, the xbox live multiplayer test on both xboxes
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/10-Wifes-Multiplayertest.jpg
http://www.gizmobuddy.net/temp/halo5/11-Mine-MultiplayerTest.jpg

I’m going to stress, after all of this, other multiplayer games work while playing together. Only Halo 5 is a problem.

This post can be closed. The update last night (11-24-2015) fixed my problem

good to read that OP